Credentials

Medical Training

      • Bachelors of Science Degree in Psychology at Duke University

      • University of Virginia School of Medicine

      • Adult Psychiatry Residency at Stanford Hospital and Clinics

      • Child and Adolescent Psychiatry Fellowship at Stanford Hospital and Clinics

Other Experiences

      • Elementary School Teacher in Washington D.C. and North Carolina

      • National Science Foundation Teaching Fellow

      • Moonlighting experience in adult and adolescent inpatient units, maximum security jail, residential treatment center, Intensive outpatient psychotherapy

      • Intensively Trained in Dialectical Behavior Therapy (DBT)

      • Instructor in Psychotherapy Training Seminar for Stanford psychology and psychiatry graduate students led by David Burns, MD

      • Level 5 Certified Master TEAM-CBT Therapist and Trainer

      • Author of "The Anti-Depressant Book"

      • Adjunct Clinical Faculty, Stanford University School of Medicine and Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences

      • Freelance Writer for the New York Times

Awards

      • Board Certification in Child and Adolescent Psychiatry

      • Board Certification in Adult Psychiatry

      • Alpha Omega Alpha Medical Honor Society at University of Virginia School of Medicine

      • Award for Outstanding Performance in Medical Pharmacology

      • Recipient of Gold Humanism Award for Humanism and Excellence in Teaching